It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Originally posted by Ocelot
More than likely it was some jackass who threw a cigarette out his window, or lightning, or kids playing with fire
"So many fire fronts in so many locations in the country can't be a coincidence," Karamanlis said. "The state will do its utmost to find the culprits and punish them.
Greek authorities and counter-terrorism squads are investigating whether arsonists started some of the forest fires.
The blazes have destroyed numerous homes and put a damper on political campaigning ahead of next month's national elections, authorities say.
Many firefighters have told CNN they are suspicious of the fire's source, given several witness reports that the blazes cropped up simultaneously along a 20-kilometer (12 mile) front of lush greenery in southern Greece.
Originally posted by The_Coo
You could well be right , theres a lot more large scale forest fires nowadays , im sure we will hear about it soon that Muslim terrorists are now setting fire to our countryside.
[edit on 25-8-2007 by The_Coo]